The Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), as a departmental research institution, supports the development of application-safe materials and materials that are associated with the lowest possible risks for humans and the environment. Although nanomaterials have not yet identified any significant novel dangers, innovations with micro- and nano-scale fibers must remain the focus of occupational safety and health. The almost 100-year-old failure of occupational health and safety during activities with asbestos must not be repeated!
This article appeared in the journal "Sure Is Safe," Volume 69, No. 11, pp. 475-478.
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